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 By Scott Hunter    News    May 20, 2015 

Public invited to mingle and help decide future direction

The doors of the middle school in Grand Coulee will be opened for a special meeting of the minds tonight (Wednesday) from 5-7 p.m., a time arranged for the community to tour it and talk about the building’s future and more. “Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 20, 2015 

"Barker Canyon" fire starts an early season

About a dozen local firefighters this Friday night are attacking a wildfire across Banks Lake from the Grand Coulee Dam Airport. The fire is suspected to have started from a lightning strike in the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 20, 2015 

Local elections will feature several races

Grand Coulee will have a new mayor, and a number of former council members from at least two cities have filed to return to municipal government, according to election filings posted by county auditors Friday. Grand Coulee Mayor Chris Christopherson...

 
 News    May 20, 2015 

Newsbriefs

Parlette named “Friend of Children” State Sen. Linda Evans Parlette was awarded the “Friend of Children” award, based in part on her role in securing funding to build the new Lake Roosevelt School. The North Central Educational Service Distri...

 
 By Tom Hawkins    Opinion    May 20, 2015 

Are there plans to support medical marijuana patients here?

Kudos to Jean Comstock and Jim Pachosa, the Grand Coulee business couple that have asked the city council to grant them a business license for a marijuana retail store near Coulee Medical Center, and to Grand Coulee Police Department Chief John...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 20, 2015 

City council hears tourism requests

The chamber of commerce and Ridge Riders Saddle Club each made a pitch for more hotel/motel tax money at the Electric City council meeting last Tuesday night. Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Peggy Nevsimal had earlier...

 
 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    May 20, 2015 

Monumental effort

The town of Coulee Dam is spearheading an effort to create and establish a monument to honor 81 persons who died during the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam. Friday, Karen Struve, president of...

 
 Obituaries    May 20, 2015 

Sara Ann (Sally) Johnson

Sara Ann (Sally) Johnson passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015. She was born on August 16, 1917, in Dayton, Wash., to Nancy Della Harless and Walter Chessman.  She was the youngest of five siblings and...

 
 Community    May 20, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 21, at noon at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Jim Brakebill of the American Legion Post will speak about the student weekend lunch program. Care and...

 
 School    May 20, 2015 

School board briefs

COULEE DAM—The Grand Coulee Dam School District approved five resignations and one hire at its meeting last Wednesday night. Resigning were Lisa Vaughn, music teacher; Randi Heizer, paraprofessional for speech in the elementary school; LaLaina...

 
 Legals    May 20, 2015 

Legal Notices for May 20, 2015

Repeated Announcement Grand Coulee Dam School District #301J AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY, OPENING FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER - POSITION #5; POSITION #3 Two vacancies exist on the Board of Directors for the Grand Coulee Dam School District. The Board is...

 
 Community    May 20, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/12 - A local bank reported to police that an employee had been terminated for taking money and the official provided surveillance footage to police. - Police found four subjects in the area of the Tanner gates near North Dam...

 
 News    May 13, 2015

Colorama results

2015 Colorama Parade Results Grand Sweepstakes: Nespelem Valley Electric Coop President's Award: Lake Roosevelt Spirit Eagle Society Organization Entry: 1st, Nativeteran, 2nd, Nespelem School...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 13, 2015

Rotary spaghetti feed Saturday will help sixth graders and more

A spaghetti dinner set for Saturday will help fund a project that brings together sixth graders from Coulee Dam and Nespelem schools to pave their way as eventual classmates in high school. The Grand Coulee Dam Rotary Club chose to work with the sixt...

 
 News    May 13, 2015

Newsbriefs

Equipment is surplus Several video cameras and accessories have been declared surplus by the city of Grand Coulee, along with some Dell computer equipment, minus the hard drives, which will be stored in the city’s safe. Fire and EMS activity...

 
 News    May 13, 2015

Two fires burn buildings

A fire early Monday morning destroyed a storage shed that was used as a wash house for several nearby trailers on Stagecoach Lane in Lincoln County. The shed was about 20 feet by 15 feet and only the sidewalls were standing when the blaze was...

 
 Opinion    May 13, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Sylvan "Smitty" Smith, 91, on this coming May 27, started playing golf at age 50 and just got his first hole-in-one last week on the 11th hole on the Banks Lake Golf Course, which is 143...

 
 Obituaries    May 13, 2015

Donna Mae Rickard

Donna Mae Rickard , 101, died May 9, 2015. She was born in Chico, California to Cipriana Genevieve Avalos and Elmer LaFonso on June 24, 1913. After she graduated from Chico High School, she attended...

 
 Obituaries    May 13, 2015

Joan Ballod

Joan Ballod, 84, of Spokane, Wash., formerly of Coulee Dam, Wash., died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Brookdale/Harbor Crest Center in Spokane. Born April 10, 1930, in New...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 14, at noon at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Bob Valen will be the guest speaker and his topic will be Pronghorn Antelope and Bison. Local AA Meetings...

 
 School    May 13, 2015

PTA meets Thursday

The Grand Coulee Dam PTA will meet Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Roosevelt Elementary cafeteria. The election of board members is on the agenda. All PTA members are eligible to vote....

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 5/4 - Plant Protection advised that two boats were tied to the buoy line at the canal near North Dam Park. The fishermen agreed to move back. - Police checked on a report that a man had fallen on Federal Avenue. The officer found a man...

 
 Legals    May 13, 2015

Legal Notices for May 13, 2015

CITY OF GRAND COULEE MAIN STREET AND FEDERAL AVENUE SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS TIB NO: P-E-859-(P01)-1 Sealed Proposals will be received by the undersigned at the City of Grand Coulee, 306 Midway Ave., Grand Coulee, Washington 99133, up to 2:00 P.M.;...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 13, 2015

Public invited to mingle and help envision community's future

The doors of the middle school in Grand Coulee will be opened for a special meeting of the minds next Wednesday from 5-7 p.m., a time arranged for the community to tour it and talk about the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 6, 2015

Guitar maker hopes to diversify

Terry Reister speaks quite softly, but the guitars he makes sing out loud. Reister and his son, Terry Reister Jr, showed off the elder's products at the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce...

 

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